Quick Facts Ulysses Samuel Washington III

  • NameUlysses Samuel Washington III
  • Birth NameUkee Washington
  • Nick NameUkee
  • FatherUlysses S. Washington
  • NationalityAmerican
  • EthnicityMix
  • ProfessionNews anchor
  • Net WorthUnknown
  • Eye ColorBlack
  • Hair ColorBlack
  • Weight in KGUnknown
  • Affair withUnknown
  • EducationUniversity of Richmond
  • AlbumsThe Tortoise and the Hare
  • Birth PlacePhiladelphia

Ulysses Samuel “Ukee” Washington III, who is better known as Ukee Washington, is one of the famous American journalist, co-anchor, and reporter by profession. Born on the date of August 20, 1958, he is currently working as the con-anchor for the evening show on KYW-TV in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and other various channels including CBS and CBS 3.


Highlighting some of the events from his early childhood life, he was born and raised in Philadelphia. He went to Dover High School in Delaware and got his bachelor degree. During the time in his college and high school, he was more like a celebrity and hot assets of the college. He is a hardcore athlete back in the days and has also played his hands on music.

Ukee was the member of the Philadelphia Boys Choir’s group “elite” and got the opportunity to travel to various countries like Russia, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, and Mexico to perform the choir before coming to anchoring business. Later he again graduated from the University of Richmond.


Ukee began his career as being the host of the station’s live telecasts, Philadelphia Orchestra and cover crucial news and live coverage from the Nagano, Japan of the 1998 Winter Olympic Games. Ukee first joined the Sportscaster station at KYW-TV in the year 1986 and became one of the strong primary sportscasters. He was so much into the sports news that to freshen up the people’s mind he used to bring different segments and section in his show which also made him the first African to have good shape into sports anchoring.

Having good records of indulging in KYW-TV, he is regarded as one of the loyal and honest employees of all time. As a result, he is credited with a handsome salary which has to help him to boost his net worth. Though information regarding his net worth and annual salary has not been disclosed yet, I believed he is playing in millions. Apart from journalism, he has also been in movies actively. Unbreakable, Signs, Shooter, The Manchurian Candidate, The Happening, and Live Free and Die Hard are some of the movies in which he has played a very important role to support the lead character.


Moving to his personal life section, there is no prior account or ledger regarding his involvement with his girlfriends. According to the sources, he is a married man but the news about Ukee Washington’s wife has been kept private. Saving his entire life out of controversial and rumors, he has been pretty successful in both professional and private lives. The marriage between the husband and wife must be very old however it’s quite hard to say whether they are still together or have been separated. Likewise, there is no news about his children as well.